South Island MSA Newsletter of January 18, 2024 | Issue 5.03

Two quick topics:

1. Lunch in the Lounge is TODAY at both RJH and VGH. Drop in between 11:30 and 1:00 to enjoy a casual lunch with colleagues.

2. We’ve heard people are having troubles accessing links in the newsletter when using an Island Health computer. Thanks for letting us know!

We’re working on that with Island Health. In the meantime, we’ll post what we can of our newsletter as the top story on our website ( so you can access everything easily.


Upcoming Events:

Click here to have our events added directly to your calendar.

Lunch in the Lounge – Thursday, Jan 18, 11.30 – 13.00

South Island Physicians’ Walking Group at Thetis Lake – Saturday, Jan 20, 13.00 – 14.30

Virtual Mindful Monday with Dr. Mark Sherman – Monday, Jan 22 @ 20.00, see newsletter for Zoom details

South Island MSA Quarterly Meeting – Workshopping the Doctors of BC Health Authority Engagement Survey Results – Weds, Mar 6, Dinner 17.30, Meeting 18.00, RSVP to


Success Story:

Dr. Jennifer Balfour and team work to improve Pediatric Complex Care


The News You Need:

URL to pay your 2024 MSA/VMS dues:

An important step in IHealth preparation: Please complete the CPOE Readiness Survey

Mental Health Act Forms 4.1 and 4.2 ONLY as of Feb 1

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